Best Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing in New York

This list represents the most popular flatwater kayaking & canoeing in New York. Use this list to plan your next New York flatwater kayaking & canoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

You have two options for paddling Irondequoit Creek. One is to start in Ellison Park (or ...
Long-distance paddlers can paddle from Long Lake, carrying around Raquette Falls, taking ...
Carmans River and its surrounding marsh represent one of the last undeveloped estuaries ...
Buckhorn Island State Park sits at the northwest point of Grand Island. It’s an island ...
Situated just north of the New Jersey border and only about 45 minutes from New York City, ...
From modest beginnings in Otsego Lake—the famed “Glimmerglass” of James Fenimore Cooper—the ...
You have several options for paddling this area. Launch and/or take-out into either Little ...
Paddling this waterway gives you a perspective on development that can only be seen from ...
As the last of the great glaciers (the Wisconsin Glacier) retreated from Central New York, ...
The Tioughnioga (pronounced tie-uff-nee-oh-ga) River forms from two main branches—the ...
Canopus Lake, within Clarence Fahnestock State Park, offers a wonderful paddling opportunity, ...
Deer Creek meanders through one of the extensive marshes that line the shores of eastern ...
Constitution Marsh, owned by the National Audubon Society, provides a wonderful location ...
The remarkable Oswegatchie River upstream (right) from Inlet, an extraordinary canoe wilderness, ...
Bond Lake is a fun paddle on a pristine lake, but the Meyers Lakes are especially scenic, ...
120-acre Dryden Lake is surrounded by Dryden Lake Park, replete with picnic areas, pavilions, ...
The Chenango River comes to life in a swamp near Morrisville in Madison County and flows ...
We were awed by this waterway. We put in expecting to see a channel lined by docks and ...
Cliff Lake and the surrounding upland belong to Mirant, but the company allows public ...
Rio’s exposed outcroppings and fairly uniform rocky shoreline, rising steeply from the ...
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